Hazaribagh,Literally meaning a thousand gardens. Hazaribagh is a famous health resort situated on a height of a 2019 ft. above sea. It has excellent climate and scenic beauties all around it in the midst of dense forest which is quite rich in flora and fauna. The Hazaribagh plateau has on its eastern margin, Parasnath – the highest hill in the Bihar, rising to a height of 4480 feet. The loftiness here is of another order. According to the Jain tradition, no less than 23 out of 24 Tirthankars (including Parsvantha) are believed to have attained salvation in the Sammetasikhara of the Parasnath hills. The hill seems to have been an abode of Jains. The Prasvantha, 23rd Tirthankar was very popular among tribal population of Chotanagpur. He is identified by the snake king Dharanendra, whose many hoods protect the meditating Tirthankar. Both the Swetamber and Digamber Jains have many beautiful temples here on the hills.
HAZARIBAGH WILDLIFE SANCTURY, RAJRAPPA TEMPLE, HAZARIBAGH LAKE, CANARY HILLS, PARASNATH TEMPLE, TELAIYA DAM, SURAJKUND, HARIHAR DHAM, URWAN TOURIST COMPLEX etc.
HOW TO REACH
Air:Nearest airport: Ranchi (100km) which is well connected with rest of the country.
Rail: Koderma is the nearest railway station 59 Km away.This station is on Delhi-Howrah main route.
Road: Hazaribagh is well connected by road to Ranchi (100 km), Patna (250 km), Bodhgaya (117 km) & with all the major cities by good roads.
Bus: Regular direct bus services are available from Patna and Ranchi. Jharkhand & Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation also runs luxury coach services Patna- Ranchi route via Hazaribagh twice a day.
Conducted Tour: Chartered buses or taxis are arranged from Ranchi and Patna by Jharkhand & Bihar State Tourism Development Corporation.